The seafood and food sector needs ‘context appropriate’ and practical standards that can stand up to scrutiny and high integrity benchmarking. The RS Standards team are global standards and assurance experts and have assisted in the creation of leading edge standards for managing sustainability, product integrity, human rights, social requirements and traceability. As an example we have had support roles within the following programs:
- Responsible Fishing (UK, Ireland)
- Responsible Fisheries Management (Alaska, Iceland)
- Responsible Sourcing (Global Marine Ingredients)
- Aquaculture Area and Farm Management (GAA)
- Organic Aquaculture (Canada and Ireland)
- Label Rouge and other Product Quality Standards (International)
- Chain of Custody and Traceability(International)
The RS team is ideally placed to offer expertise in the origination, development and support of technical standards for assurance programs. RS team members have a global reputation for customer service and successful project delivery. Our management team and associates are recognised for being client focused and innovative.
Innovation, hard work and determination are the foundation of our global client success.
Our mission is to assist to create standards that are welcomed and valued by markets as being ‘context appropriate’ and sustainable from all perspectives.
We offer extensive technical expertise for origination, development and training in Standards interpretation and design, Certification management and Accreditation assurance requirements to meet GSSI, GSFI, ISO and ISEAL recognition. Our clients have won recognition and awards for the products and Programs we have supported and that drives our team’s ambition for new ideas and improvements.
RS experts can assist with the support and management of either a standard or an assurance program. RS has developed bespoke program toolkits that can be utilised by program owners to ensure that the standard’s management systems and associated assessment program will meet the expectation of all interested parties and benchmarking organisations.
RS Standards have assisted a number of programs to achieve benchmark recognitions e.g. GSSI and GFSI.
Credible assurance programs need credible and sustainable Governance Structures.
RS can assist interested organisations to scope and develop practical and credible program governance structures that will be recognised by GSSI an other external benchmarking initiatives.
RS Standards can assist to benchmark existing Governance models against leading standards